Morning news brief: Trump warns of 'tough week', COVID-19 cases in Iran surge and more

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 05, 2020, 09.30 AM(IST)

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Trump warns of 'tough week' ahead as confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 300,000

US President Donald Trump warned Americans on Saturday to brace for a "very horrendous" number of coronavirus deaths in the coming days as the total number of global fatalities from the pandemic soared past 60,000.

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Child aged five among new UK coronavirus victims

Britain on Saturday reported a record 708 daily deaths from COVID-19, including a five-year-old child, who is thought to be the country's youngest victim.

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Iran warns of coronavirus surge after many ignore 'stay home' rules

A senior Iranian health official said the greater Tehran area may face a coronavirus resurgence after many residents flouted advisories to stay home, crowding streets and causing traffic jams across the city as the country's New Year holidays ended on Saturday.

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